HC Deb 02 June 1960 vol 624 cc151-2W
Mr. Wall

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what arrangements he proposes for the provision of financial assistance to the Somaliland Protectorate in the period until independence.

Mr. Iain Macleod

Her Majesty's Government will continue to make a grant in aid of the expenses of the administration of the Protectorate, including expenditure on compensation, leave salary and other terminal benefits payable by the Protectorate Government in accordance with arrangements described in the report of the recent Constitutional Conference (Cmnd. 1044). A Supplementary Estimate to provide the additional sum required will be laid before the House in due course. In the meantime advances will be made from the Civil Contingencies Fund as necessary.

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